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Mc Laren MP4/29 – Technical Specifications


CHASSIS

Monocoque
Carbon-fibre composite incorporating driver cockpit controls and fuel cell
Front suspension
Carbon-fibre wishbone and pushrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Rear suspension
Carbon-fibre wishbone and pullrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Electronics
McLaren Applied Technologies. Including chassis control, engine control, data acquisition, alternator, sensors, data analysis and telemetry
Bodywork
Carbon-fibre composite. including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing. Driver-operated drag reduction system
Lubricants & Fluids
• Mobilith SHC™ 1500 Grease – Mobilith SHC™ 1500 Grease – high-temperature drive-shaft tripod lubrication
• Mobilith SHC™ 220 Grease – Mobilith SHC™ 220 Grease – low rolling-resistance ceramic wheel bearing lubrication
• Mobil SHC™ Hydraulic Oil – Mobil SHC™ Hydraulic Oil – high-pressure, high-temperature hydraulic fluid used for driver, transmission and power-unit control actuators
Tyres
Pirelli P Zero
Radio
Kenwood
Race wheels
Enkei
Brake calipers
Akebono calipers cylinders
Master cylinders
Akebono master cylinders
Batteries
Lithium-Ion battery, between 20 and 25 kg, maximum energy storage, 4 MJ per lap
Steering
McLaren Racing power-assisted
Instruments
McLaren Applied Technologies dashboard
Paint solutions
AkzoNobel Car Refinishes system using Sikkens products

 

 

ENGINE

Type
Mercedes-Benz PU106A Hybrid
Lubricant
Mobil 1™ Engine Oil – high-protection low-friction lubricant and coolant, for high durability and improved fuel economy
Capacity
1.6 litres
Cylinders
6
Maximum rpm
15,000 rpm
Bank angle
90 degree vee angle
Fuel injection
500bar direct injection, single injector per cylinder
Number of valves
24
Fuel
ExxonMobil High Performance Unleaded (5.75% bio fuel)
Max fuel flow rate
100kg/hour (above 10,500 rpm)
Weight
145 kg

 

ERS

Architecture
Integrated Hybrid energy recovery via Motor Generator Units, crankshaft coupled electrical MGU-K, turbocharger coupled electrical MGU-H
MGU-K
Maximum speed, 50,000 rpm. Maximum power, 120 kW. Maximum energy recovery, 2 MJ per lap. Maximum energy deployment, 4 MJ per lap.
MGU-H
Maximum speed 125,000 rpm. Maximum power, unlimited. Maximum energy recovery, unlimited. Maximum energy deployment, unlimited
Energy store
Lithium-Ion battery, between 20 and 25 kg. Maximum energy storage, 4 MJ per lap

 

TRANSMISSION

Gearbox & Differential
• Carbon-fibre composite case
• Epicyclic differential with multi-plate limited-slip clutch
Gears
Eight forward and one reverse
Gear selection
McLaren Racing hand-operated seamless-shift
Clutch
Carbon/carbon, hand-operated
Lubricants
Mobil 1 SHC™ Gear Oil – Low traction-loss, high-efficiency gear and bearing lubricant and coolant

 

credit: Mc Laren

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